|Full name||Masahiro Wada|
|Date of birth||January 21, 1965|
|Place of birth||Kobe, Japan|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position||Midfielder, Defender|
|2009||Vissel Kobe (caretaker)|
|2015||Kyoto Sanga FC|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
After the retirement from football, Wada remained as the coaching staff of Vissel Kobe. In 2009, he was appointed as the senior team caretaker after the resignation of Caio Júnior. Wada managed the team for five games in J1 and stepped down from the head coach position after the appointment of Toshiya Miura. He still worked as the assistant coach for the club.
On 12 September 2010, after the dismissal of Miura, Wada was promoted to be the club head coach again. In the later season, Masahiro Wada led Vissel Kobe to finish in the ninth position on J1 League, the highest rank in the club history. However, Wada was sacked by the club in 2012 season after 8 games with 3 wins and 5 losses in J1 since the club had aimed for the top four position for the continental football.
He still worked as the executive staff for Vissel Kobe until November 2013.
In 2014, Masahiro Wada has become the first foreign head coach of Chonburi in Thai Premier League, followed the invitation of Wittaya Laohakul who was the director of Chonburi and his teammate at Matsushita Electric. Wada finished his season in Thailand with the second place of 2014 Thai Premier League, runner-up of 2014 Thai FA Cup and received the TPL Coach of the Year award. However, he decided to turn down the new contract from Chonburi and return to Japan.
Return to Japan
In December 2014, Mashiro Wada has returned to Japan and become the manager of Kyoto Sanga FC in J2 League. He later stepped down from his position on 10 July 2015 after dropping the club to the relegation zone.
Second spell on Thailand
On 22 October 2015, Port F.C. made the official appointment of Masahiro Wada for the last nine games of relegation avoiding in Thai Premier League. Wada made the impressive run with Port but could not save them from relegation. He has maintained his role as the club head coach down in Division 1. Wada was sacked by Port F.C. on 11 July 2016 when the club was in third place and has 5 points away from leading position after 19 games. He was replaced by Jadet Meelarp.
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||J.League Cup||Total|
|1987/88||Matsushita Electric||JSL Division 2|
|1988/89||JSL Division 1||20||1||20||1|
|1992||Gamba Osaka||J1 League||-||9||0||9||0|
|1995||Vissel Kobe||Football League||16||2||3||0||-||19||2|
- As of 24 September 2016
|Chonburi||2 December 2013||10 November 2014||48||27||14||7||80||42||+38||56.25|
|Kyoto Sanga FC||16 December 2014||10 July 2015||22||6||4||12||0||0||+0||27.27|
|Port||22 October 2015||11 July 2016||32||16||10||6||58||36||+22||50.00|
|Sisaket||1 September 2016||Present||3||1||0||2||8||8||+0||33.33|
1 A win or loss by the penalty shoot-out is counted as the draw in time.
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